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Black activist, 20, takes charge at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic

Health Women Loading the player… Due to Mississippi’s archaic laws on reproductive rights, the state has only one abortion clinic.   One lone Black woman is fighting back by escorting women who seek to terminate their pregnancies into the clinic under a hail of threats and verbal abuse from protesters, ABC News reports. Asia Brown, 20,… Read More »

Oprah talks mental health on ‘Black Women OWN the Conversation’ on anniversary of George Floyd’s death

Entertainment Health Loading the player… As we’re commemorating the first anniversary of the sad and untimely death of George Floyd, the impact on our psyches has not been completely determined. The tragic murder of yet another Black man at the hands of police being broadcast repeatedly has taken its toll on the Black community, whether we are… Read More »

Taraji P. Henson launches campaign to help Black students combat racial bias

Loading the player… Over the past few years, Taraji P. Henson has become a crusader for mental health awareness. In an effort to combat mental health distress in the classroom due to racial bias, the actress has launched The Unspoken Curriculum, a mental health campaign that provides a safe place for children to discuss mental health issues… Read More »